Second swine flu death reported in Iran

Iran reported its first swine flu death, that of a 36-year-old female drug addict, on August 26.

Second swine flu death reported in Iran
A 96-year-old Iranian man has died after contracting swine flu, the ISNA news agency said on Wednesday, the second reported death in Iran from the A(H1N1) virus.

"This week a man was hospitalised for severe pneumonia and tested positive (for swine flu) but he died due to a weak immune system despite receiving treatment," Deputy Health Minister Hassan Emami Razavi said.

He added that 328 people have so far been infected in Iran.

Iran reported its first swine flu death, that of a 36-year-old female drug addict, on August 26.



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Last Mod: 02 Eylül 2009, 17:20
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